30th anniversary of the Convention of the Rights of the Child : extracts from the opening statements
Event date: 20/11/2019
The European Parliament organised in Brussels a high-level conference to mark the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child as well as to discuss progress made over the past three decades and reflect on the challenges that children and youth face today. It was opened by Her Majesty the Queen of the Belgians, Parliament President David Sassoli as well as Spanish singer and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador David Bisbal. In their statements, EP President and Her Majesty the Queen of the Belgians remind the situation of million children obliged to work and deprived of their fundamental rights.